Chediak-Higashi syndrome

noun
Che·diak-Hi·ga·shi syndrome | \shād-ˌyäk-hē-ˌgäsh-ē- \

Medical Definition of Chediak-Higashi syndrome 

: a genetic disorder inherited as an autosomal recessive and characterized by partial albinism, abnormal granules in the white blood cells, and marked susceptibility to bacterial infections

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